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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Organized Dining Room Attendant offering 13 years of demonstrated success in food service environments. Highly skilled in providing excellent guest service and catering to seating preferences and special requests to foster customer satisfaction. Enthusiastic and personable with strong foundation of service industry expertise.

Skills
  • Guest seating
  • Ordering procedures
  • Place settings
  • Timely food delivery
  • Menu memorization
  • Beverage preparation
  • Stocking and replenishing
  • Food running
  • Table layout
  • Performance improvement
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Dining room cleanliness
  • Compassion
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Leadership
Work History
Server/bartender, 02/2014 - Current
Paradies Lagardère Travel Retail Bentonville, AR,
  • Checked identification for minimum age for sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • Assisted wait staff with timely food delivery and guest requests.
  • Provided attentive service and proactively assessed guest needs.
  • Checked dining area supplies, including linens and wrapped silverware, and replenished low stock.
  • Assisted customers with carry-out service.
  • Delivered exceptional guest experiences through attentive service and quick response to issues.
  • Engaged in suggestive selling and other sales techniques.
  • Set up advertising signs and displays on shelves, counters and tables.
  • Offered product samples, answered questions and helped customers find items.
  • Monitored dining room inventory and replenished as necessary.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
  • Adhered to social distancing protocols and wore mask or face shield at all times.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
Server, 01/2018 - 04/2019
Woodfield Country Club Boca Raton, FL,
  • Arranged and prepared tables for customers to offer memorable experiences to guests and foster repeat business.
  • Replenished food items, paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Increased sales significantly by upselling higher-end products to customers.
  • Applied comprehensive knowledge of wine, cider and beer to increase daily beverage sales.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Used slow periods to restock supplies, ice, trays and delivery bags.
  • Checked identification for minimum age for sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • Noted special patron requests and followed up with kitchen to confirm delivery.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items.
  • Explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Cultivated warm relationships with regular customers.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Monitored patrons for alcohol intake to appropriate levels and took measures to curtail inappropriate behavior.
  • Carried out complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Collected payment for food and drinks served, balanced cash receipts and maintained accurate cash drawer.
  • Supervised set up of banquet food stations and coordinated service to multiple dining areas.
  • Printed dining checks with total due, collected payment and offered receipts to complete transactions.
  • Strategically timed check-ins with customers to take orders and confirm satisfaction with meals after delivery, taking action to correct any problems.
  • Asked customers for feedback, solved problems, provided additional items and [Action] throughout meal.
  • Inspected dishes and utensils for cleanliness.
  • Moved and set up seating, prepared extra silverware and [Action] prior to arrival of large groups.
  • Quickly and clearly communicated dining orders to kitchen staff, directing attention to special requests or dietary restrictions.
  • Answered customers' questions, recommended items and recorded order information.
  • Maintained order efficiency and accuracy through clear communication with kitchen staff, earning numerous recommendations from satisfied customers.
  • Checked guests' identification before serving alcoholic beverages.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and promoted excellent service to customers, successfully increasing referrals and walk-in business.
Server, 03/2010 - 10/2012
Woodfield Country Club Boca Raton, FL,
  • Arranged and prepared tables for customers to offer memorable experiences to guests and foster repeat business.
  • Replenished food items, paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Used slow periods to restock supplies, ice, trays and delivery bags.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Noted special patron requests and followed up with kitchen to confirm delivery.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Cultivated warm relationships with regular customers.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Carried out complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Collected payment for food and drinks served, balanced cash receipts and maintained accurate cash drawer.
  • Printed dining checks with total due, collected payment and offered receipts to complete transactions.
  • Strategically timed check-ins with customers to take orders and confirm satisfaction with meals after delivery, taking action to correct any problems.
  • Inspected dishes and utensils for cleanliness.
  • Maintained thorough menu knowledge to sufficiently answer questions regarding menu item sourcing, ingredients and cooking methods.
Hostess Server Bartender Foh Management , 01/2008 - 09/2012
Mikes Ny Diner Bar And Grill City, STATE,
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Replenished food items, paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Arranged and prepared tables for customers to offer memorable experiences to guests and foster repeat business.
  • Checked identification for minimum age for sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Noted special patron requests and followed up with kitchen to confirm delivery.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Increased sales significantly by upselling higher-end products to customers.
  • Supervised restocking of salad bar and buffet for lunch and dinner service.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items.
  • Explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Applied comprehensive knowledge of wine, cider and beer to increase daily beverage sales.
  • Cultivated warm relationships with regular customers.
  • Used slow periods to restock supplies, ice, trays and delivery bags.
  • Inspected dishes and utensils for cleanliness.
  • Printed dining checks with total due, collected payment and offered receipts to complete transactions.
  • Kept track of event finances, including initial deposits, due payments and final balances.
  • Scheduled numerous reservations and managed seating arrangements simultaneously in high-traffic restaurant while maintaining calm, professional demeanor.
  • Asked customers for feedback, solved problems, provided additional items and service throughout meal.
  • Processed orders and sent to kitchen employees by pos.
  • Monitored patrons for alcohol intake to appropriate levels and took measures to curtail inappropriate behavior.
  • Carried out complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Collected orders and relayed them to bartenders quickly and accurately.
  • Supported needs of multiple- person wait staff who attended to specific needs of countless customers daily for the restaurant with social relevancy and intentionality.
  • Mixed both standard and specialized drink orders using variety of ingredients, including liquor, bitters, sugars and fruits.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Collected payment for food and drinks served, balanced cash receipts and maintained accurate cash drawer.
  • Presented menus to patrons promptly after seating and answered questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request.
  • Maintained thorough menu knowledge to sufficiently answer questions regarding menu item sourcing, ingredients and cooking methods.
  • Supervised dining table set-up to prepare for diversity of event types, following strict service standards.
  • Moved and set up seating, prepared extra silverware and seating prior to arrival of large groups.
  • Quickly and clearly communicated dining orders to kitchen staff, directing attention to special requests or dietary restrictions.
  • Checked over multiple daily IDs to verify ages and uphold [State] liquor laws.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and promoted excellent service to customers, successfully increasing referrals and walk-in business.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Maintained order efficiency and accuracy through clear communication with kitchen staff, earning numerous recommendations from satisfied customers.
  • Answered customers' questions, recommended items and recorded order information.
  • Strategically timed check-ins with customers to take orders and confirm satisfaction with meals after delivery, taking action to correct any problems.
  • Checked guests' identification before serving alcoholic beverages.
  • Served all types of beverages and offered refills.
  • Supervised set up of banquet food stations and coordinated service to multiple dining areas.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in
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Williamson High - Williamson, NY,
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Williamson High

Job Titles Held:

  • Server/bartender
  • Server
  • Server
  • Hostess Server Bartender Foh Management

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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